2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 11,817 students have applied and 8,390 students have allowed to admit to University of South Alabama (Acceptance rate: 71.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 21.00 % where 1,762 students have finally enrolled out of 8,390 admitted students.
South Alabama acceptance rate is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
South Alabama enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to University of South Alabama

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply South Alabama. South Alabama offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/applytousa.html
Financial Aidwww.southalabama.edu/departments/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.southalabama.edu/departments/finaid/netpricecalculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.southalabama.edu/departments/registrar/residency.html
Athleticusajaguars.com/documents/2021/8/4//2020_21_Federal_Graduation_Rate_Report.pdf?id=10304
Disability Servicewww.southalabama.edu/departments/sds/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 23 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of South Alabama1,10023
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama1,10068

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of South Alabama, 130 students submitted SAT scores (7% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,100 and it is around average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500610
Mathematics485605
Total9851,215
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At University of South Alabama, 1,537 students submitted ACT scores (86% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 23 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite1926
English1927
Mathematics1725

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of South Alabama. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of South Alabama
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended